Archive

Canadian among missionaries kidnapped in Haiti, organization says

The Canadian Press Published Sunday, October 17, 2021 4:18PM EDT Last Updated Sunday, October 17, 2021 5:13PM EDT A Canadian was among 17 missionaries allegedly kidnapped in Haiti on Saturday, Christian Aid Ministries said in a statement on its website. The U.S.-based mission organization said Sunday that five children are

read more
Four suspects arrested after man kidnapped and held for ransom

Police have arrested four people in connection with the gunpoint kidnapping of a man in North York last weekend. The victim, a 23-year-old man, was walking in the area of Yonge Street and Glendora Avenue at around 10:15 p.m. on June 26 when he became involved in a conversation with

read more
Peel Police arrest 7 people after man kidnapped in Mississauga

Seven individuals have been placed under arrest by police following an incident in which an adult male was kidnapped in Mississauga, Ont.. Peel Regional Police say they received a call regarding the kidnapping at approximately 4 p.m. on April 10. After a 14-hour investigation, police say the victim was located

read more
Canadian citizen kidnapped in Nigeria: Global Affairs Canada

Global Affairs Canada says a Canadian has been kidnapped in Nigeria. A spokesman says consular officials are in contact with local authorities to gather more information. Global Affairs also says consular services are being provided to the family of the Canadian, who has not been identified. International media reports

read more
Que. woman missing in West Africa was kidnapped, taken to Mali: HRW

A Canadian woman who’s been missing in West Africa for several months has reportedly been kidnapped and taken to Mali. Edith Blais of Quebec and her travel companion, Luca Taccheto of Italy, went missing in December while travelling in Burkina Faso. They were travelling by car in southwestern Burkina

read more